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Nutrition & Lifestyle

Recipes and strategies.

It was a busy day in the gym last week when one of our members said to me, “I’ve never seen so many fit women in one place. You must really know how to train women because I’ve been to other gyms and they’re not able to train them the way you do.” I was...
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In the past, I’ve talked about managing activities rather than time. The point being that we all have the same time in a day and there’s not a lot we can do to change time, unfortunately. Instead, it’s how we choose to spend that time—how we prioritize our activities—that make a difference. I got a...
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If our attention spans are short (and they are), and we have frustrations over the current state of our bodies and health (many of us do), we can be susceptible to those who preach absolutes or an “easy way out.” And since we hear thousands of pieces of advice from the internet, TV, etc. over...
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Alright, this is it. I’m going to answer this age old question once and for all. I’m here to cut through the pseudo-scienc, debunk the myths and give it to you straight. Are you ready? Here it is: the best time of day to workout is … it depends. Sorry. Not Sorry. I’ll apologize a...
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We have all heard the saying, “Slow and steady wins the race.” This wise advice is the approach we love to take with our clients at the Bodysmith. You see, helping our members achieve their goals is often about changing habits. Habits got each of us where we are. Changing habits will get each of...
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I talk to a lot of people who want to lose weight. And lose weight FAST! But when we are talking about reversing a condition like excessive weight gain that took many years to achieve, I have found that slow and steady will always win the race. Meet Gloria One of my clients—let’s call her...
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No, the title doesn’t refer to a cheesy ‘50s Sci-Fi film. I’m talking about a real threat to you and your health today. So let me explain just what is a crab person and what they could do to you today. It Must Stink to be a Crab When fishing for crabs, you can just...
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People always ask me what they should eat. That’s a loaded question that can get complicated based on a person’s goals, biochemistry, allergies, intolerances, and personal tastes. But, for many of us, I have one helpful tip to remember when it comes time to answer that age-old question “What’s for dinner?” Ready? Here it is…...
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Have you ever heard the term, “overtraining?” In the fitness world, it means exercising too much, getting injured, fatigued and burned out. In short, moving backward rather than toward your goals. This situation is real, but I prefer to think of it as “under recovered” instead. Recovery is the Bodysmith’s second Foundation of Health, and unfortunately,...
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If you remember, last week I said over the next three Thursdays I was going to outline my 3 Foundations of Health and Fitness. Today I am going to begin by discussing the most important of all the foundations, nutrition. Nutrition is the cornerstone of body transformation and health. If you are not at your goals, then...
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